MCAD Graduates 2013

A big round of applause to all the MCAD students who graduated this afternoon!
Here’s just a small sampling of some of the amazing work showcased in the Spring 2013 Commencement Exhibition.

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The last four I was able to snag the artists into the picture – wish now I had dragged more over to do so. I had also planned to include a few more pics, but regretfully some of the photos just didn’t come out.

To the students; Now take some time off to celebrate, after all the hard work you did (especially in the homestretch) you deserve it.

Wishing you all the best!

Francesco Marciuliano Sally Forth

Sally Forth at MCAD

I got a kick out of drawing today’s Sally Forth strip (4/5/2013) as I’ve had “those moments” as a teacher – where you’re completely NOT connecting with the students. The writer, Francesco Marciuliano, hit the nail on the head with this one.


As such, I couldn’t help but populate the second panel with a bunch of students from where I’ve most recently taught – the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.


1st Row (Foreground):
Caitlin Skaalrud and Amaya Goldsmith.

2nd Row:
Mandie Brasington, Jack Kotz and Jay Rasgorshek.

3rd Row:
Jaime Willems and actual character from the strip.

4th Row:
April Kasulis, Ben Tye, Lindsey Hall and Mr. Croptoff.

As I mostly taught Comic Art at MCAD (what other kind of art is there?) I’m including a link to the MCAD Comic Art Tumblr so you can see some of the incredible work they’ve been up to.

On a side note, all the students pictured are now copyrighted by King Features Syndicate, Inc. World rights reserved. Just saying…